Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Test Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Manager
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 56 62
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.06% 2.70% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 2.91% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 11
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £488 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +11.43% +15.13%
10th Percentile £375 £421 £345
90th Percentile £533 £549 £600
South West median daily rate £417 £450 £401
% change year-on-year -7.44% +12.15% -3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 615 859 956
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.47% 92.86% 96.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 479 565
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £388 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -2.52% +6.00%
10th Percentile £200 £180 £204
90th Percentile £514 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 88 61
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -31.25% +45.45%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.51 £11.17
90th Percentile £56.75 £45.48 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings that featured Test Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Gloucestershire

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Test Manager in Gloucestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Manager in Gloucestershire

Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Manager in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Manager in Gloucestershire

Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -16 4 £438 -7.89%
Test Manager
South West

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Test Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Retail Banking
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
5 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) ATM
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
5 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Retail Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP